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Entries from November 25th, 2013

Chancellor’s Holiday Tea – Dec. 9 and 10

November 25th, 2013 · Comments Off · Announcement

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EyeVerify: UMKC Translational Research Wins Global Competition

November 25th, 2013 · Comments Off · Awards and honors, Life Sciences, Research, Technology

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] EyeVerify, a Kansas City startup whose technology was developed by a University of Missouri-Kansas City professor, beat eight other finalists from across the globe to win up to $1 million euros in funding during Friday’s Get in the Ring worldwide investment competition.

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School of Medicine Dean Will Leave Position in 2014

November 25th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic units, Administration, Alumni, Announcement, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Life Sciences, Profiles

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] After 12 years of serving as dean of the UMKC School of Medicine, Betty Drees has made the decision to leave the position in 2014. UMKC Chancellor Leo E. Morton has asked Drees, M.D., F.A.A.C., to continue leadership at the School of Medicine […]

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Faculty Profile Series: Praveen Rao

November 25th, 2013 · Comments Off · Faculty, Promotion and Tenure

[The following was submitted by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] This is another in an ongoing series of profiles of faculty members who have recently achieved tenure and/or promotion. These profiles are intended to provide illustrations of how some faculty reach that goal.

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Shopping Fundraiser for UMKC Women’s Center’s Her Art Project

November 25th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

[The following was provided by the UMKC Women’s Center.] The Brookside store Stuff, 316 W. 63rd St., is hosting a benefit for the UMKC Women’s Center’s Her Art Project from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5.

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Sustainable Office Shopping in the University of Missouri System

November 25th, 2013 · Comments Off · Sustainability, University System

[The following was provided by the Sustainability Coordinator.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City in collaboration with sustainability leadership from all four campuses and UM Purchasing have put together a brochure to help individuals use the tool Show-Me Shop to make green purchases. The Sustainable Office Shopping in the UM System brochure highlights best practices, identifying […]

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UMKC is Drop-Off Site for Recycling Old Holiday Lights

November 25th, 2013 · Comments Off · Community Connections, Sustainability

[The following was submitted by Procurement Services.] UMKC is collaborating with Southeast Enterprises to recycle old, non-working holiday lights. UMKC will have two collection points on campus, and the drive will run through Jan. 26.

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UMKC Faculty Invited to Participate in COACHE Survey

November 18th, 2013 · Comments Off · Administration, Affiliated groups, Community Connections, Faculty, Uncategorized

[The following was provided by the Division of Academic Affairs.] It is important for us to foster a workplace that is valued by faculty, students, and staff.  Pressures on academic careers are significant, especially in light of constraints we have recently experienced.  However, it is important that we continue to do more to support our […]

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Faculty Profile Series: Kristi Holsinger

November 18th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic units, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Promotion and Tenure

[The following was submitted by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] This is another in an ongoing series of profiles of faculty members who have recently achieved tenure and/or promotion. These profiles are intended to provide

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Kati Toivanen commissioned to create awards for ArtsKC luncheon

November 18th, 2013 · Comments Off · Academic units, Arts and Literature, Awards and honors, Faculty

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] Local artist and University of Missouri-Kansas City College of Arts and Sciences associate dean Kati Toivanen has just been announced as the event’s featured artist. Her work will be the focus of a pre-event exhibition, and she will create art to be given […]

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